"This recipe reminds me of a very good friend of mine…he used to make a lentil & sausage soup that I adored." —Michelle
Sort and wash lentils. Combine lentils, sausage and remaining ingredients in a 3-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on high setting one hour; reduce heat to low setting and cook 3 hours. Stir before serving. Makes 10 1/2 cups.